Cloud services are a boon for small businesses, cutting the overhead on file storage, accounting, and ecommerce software. Storing data on the go is essential for many small business owner, who might need to access files from a personal device or contract work to employees in far-flung areas. Cloud...
Selling software as a service is the natural step forward from selling CDs and DVDs to companies. But just because you’ve got a great idea in mind, it doesn’t automatically entitle you to make a success of that idea. There are many ways to sell software as a service...
There are quite a few reasons to spend time, effort, and money on data protection. They can include minimizing any sort of financial loss, being compliant with regulatory requirements, meeting expectations of your clients, and to maintain levels of productivity that are high. With computers becoming such an integral...
When you are running a business, you need to do everything possible to keep costs down. A lot of little costs can add up, so you need to track them carefully. Transportation costs are some of the most overlooked expenses for most business owners.Here are some cost-saving strategies you...
Is your company on CrunchBase yet? If not, get moving! CrunchBase, along with LinkedIn, is a must-list site for any business or professional. Like LinkedIn, it's vital that your business or professional CrunchBase profile contain the details about your company and/or expertise in an attention-grabbing easy-to-read style.Follow these...
Are you planning to pull the trigger and start your own business? Before you give your two week notice to your boss, you need to make sure you have the financing you need to get your new business off the ground.Unfortunately, securing small business financing isn’t easy. The SBA...
An IT department can be anything from a single person responsible for all IT functions within the company or an entire office with hundreds of desks. There are many reasons why your business may need an IT department and many reasons why your business doesn’t need one.This guide is...
Obviously, your business is not a Fortune 500 company. And no one is expecting you to act like it is. But even as a one-person startup, there is a lot you can learn from enterprise-caliber organizations.You need to take matters such as HR, bookkeeping, and marketing every bit as...
There’s never been a better time to start a small business. From social media marketing tools to remote offices and tech startups, you can start your own company for very little money, and make huge profits if your idea takes off.The problem is that every small business now competes...
There's an old saying that knowledge is power, and there's no doubt that this applies to our financial lives. The more we know about what's going on and how things work, the better we can position ourselves to maximize our financial gains. And by the same token, those who...